Pirates Sweep Cubs, Major League Roundup -- May 23


Published on May 24 2013 6:27 am
Last Updated on May 24 2013 6:27 am
Written by Millie Lange

Pirates Complete Sweep Of Cubs

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The Pirates scored twice in each of the first two innings and went on to beat the Cubs 4-2 at PNC Park.  Andrew McCutchen went 3-for-4 with two RBI for Pittsburgh, which swept the three-game series. Vin Mazzao got the win in relief after the game was delayed nearly two hours by rain in the top of the fourth inning. Jason Grilli closed it out for his 19th save. The Bucs have won four straight and eight of their last nine.  Edwin Jackson gave up four runs in three frames to fall to 1-7 with the loss. Anthony Rizzo and Ryan Sweeney drove in runs for Chicago, which has lost four in-a-row overall.


Thursday, May 23 Scoreboard


Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Chicago Cubs 2



Toronto Blue Jays 12, Baltimore Orioles 6

Cleveland Indians 12, Boston Red Sox 3

Detroit Tigers 7, Minnesota Twins 6

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5, Kansas City Royals 4


MLB Interleague

No Games Scheduled


Friday, May 24 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:05 p.m. - Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals

6:10 p.m. - Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

6:10 p.m. - Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds

7:10 p.m. - Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers

8:40 p.m. - San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks

9:10 p.m. - St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers

9:15 p.m. - Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants



6:07 p.m. - Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays

6:08 p.m. - Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

6:10 p.m. - Cleveland Indians at Boston Red Sox

6:10 p.m. - New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays

7:10 p.m. - Los Angeles Angels at Kansas City Royals

7:10 p.m. - Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros

9:10 p.m. - Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners


MLB Interleague

7:10 p.m. - Miami Marlins at Chicago White Sox